Kostadin Dimitrov

Taxi Drivers in Bulgaria Demand Significant Fare Increase

Amidst growing discontent among taxi operators across Bulgaria, drivers in major cities like Burgas, Varna, and now Plovdiv are demanding a substantial hike in fares to cope with rising operational costs. Following in the footsteps of their colleagues, taxi drivers in Plovdiv have joined the chorus, pushing for a drastic increase in service rates.

Runoffs in Bulgaria: GERB takes 7 Cities, WCC-DB - 4, BSP - 2

The allocation of mayoral seats with 100% processed results indicates that GERB will govern 7 of the 16 cities that failed to elect a mayor in the first round of the local elections in Bulgaria. "We Continue the Change-Democratic Bulgaria" (WCC-DB) takes 4, and the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) - 2. Silistra will be governed by an independent mayor.

Vasil Terziev and Vanya Grigorova are going to the Runoff in Sofia next Sunday

Vasil Terziev and Vanya Grigorova are going to the runoff in Sofia next Sunday. This is indicated by the first exit poll data of "Gallup International" and "Alpha Research" at 7 p.m.

Here are the data for major cities

SOFIA Gallup

Vasil Terziev (PP-DB-SS) - 38.8%

Vanya Grigorova (BSP) - 19.1%

Anton Hekimyan (GERB-SDS) - 17.0%